Data Science and Analytics

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Data Science and Analytics

UnitedHealth Group and Optum are home to the world’s largest collection of health related data. You’ll be working with a rich clinical database of more than 137 million lives and more than 20 years of longitudinal claims records from more than 180 million individuals.

You'll be contributing to more care models, better care and greater access and dealing with a constantly evolving health care system. You'll be using the most advanced data management, mining and visualization tools, machine learning and artificial intelligence. You will have many challenges and great opportunities in front of you. That’s what makes this an opportunity to do your life’s best work.

Impacting Health Care

If you want to use your abilities to help us challenge the status quo and achieve on our ambitious mission, this is the right place for you. At UnitedHealth Group we are creating and delivering quality health care solutions that deeply impact the health care system. And this means opportunities for people like you to grow and innovate with us. Learn more about how you can develop your career in a place that recognizes contributions.

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As a Data Scientist you will manage and improve the quality of the data within UnitedHealth Group’s family of businesses to allow healthcare to reach new insights and understanding.

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Once the building blocks of data are available, you will work with business leaders as they attempt to better understand their business operations and become more efficient.

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Are you looking to innovate within data? Here you’ll work side by side with deeply experienced subject matter experts to look for new understanding in the data.

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Data Science at UnitedHealth Group

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